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Gaming companies decide to delay utility-exit applications

Just days after the Nevada Public Utilities Commission denied an application by the data storage company Switch to leave Nevada Power Co. and seek its own energy supply on the wholesale market, three major Strip gaming companies opted Tuesday to delay their exit applications by two months.

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10/6/2018

article Reporter Accuses WSOP Nevada of Thuggery
(Nevada) -- A reporter has accused World Series of Poker Nevada and its communications executive Seth Palansky of thuggery without merit. John Mehaffey claims the...

10/4/2018

article Silverton planning new casino in Pahrump
(Nevada) -- The Silverton in Las Vegas is planning to expand its brand to nearby Pahrump with the Silverton Ranch Hotel and Casino, according to documents filed with the...

10/1/2018

article DraftKings Sportsbook Adds Another Nevada Sports Betting All-Star To Its Roster
(Las Vegas) -- DraftKings Sportsbook has acquired another sports betting veteran to help oversee its retail operations. The company announced today the hiring of Johnny...

9/30/2018

article Washoe Co., Tahoe, Carson Valley see August casino win increase
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos reported the lowest total win this calendar year in August. The $912.9 million amounts to a 7.74 percent, $76.5 million decrease compared to...

9/29/2018

article Nevada casino revenue drops for second consecutive month
(Nevada) -- Gambling revenue at Nevada casinos has decreased for two consecutive months. Data released Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show casinos won about...

9/21/2018

article Nevada gaming sexual harassment prevention rules spark debate
(Nevada) -- A bid to add sexual harassment prevention guidelines to state gaming regulations is shaping up to be a debate over whether existing federal harassment rules...
article Knowing Nevada: A casino inside the Nevada State Prison
(Nevada) -- Some of the roughest and toughest inmates have been known to come out of the Nevada State Prison while it was still operating, but from 1931 until 1967, the...

9/18/2018

article Will The Republican Candidate For Nevada Governor Kill Online Poker?
(Nevada) -- Are the days of legal online poker in Nevada numbered? They very well could be if Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt wins the race for Governor this...
article Maverick Casinos to acquire Nevada Gold in all-stock transaction
(Nevada) -- Nevada-based Maverick Casinos announced Tuesday it would acquire Nevada Gold & Casinos in an all stock deal, giving the privately-held company nine...
press release Nevada Gold & Casinos Announces Sale / Merger Agreement
(Nevada) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Maverick Casinos, LLC ("Maverick"). Under the...

9/14/2018

article Lake Tahoe residents hope casino will return to former glory
(Nevada) -- The historic, and presently shuttered, Cal Neva will remain a casino and hotel when it reopens. Beyond that simple statement, details and plans for the...

9/12/2018

article SEC Settles Lawsuits Against Nevada Sports Betting Funds
(Nevada) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently settled two lawsuits against sports betting funds which the agency accused of violating the...

9/7/2018

article Atlantis Casino becomes latest business filing to leave NV Energy as a customer
(Nevada) -- Yet another major casino has filed to leave NV Energy, the state’s primary electric utility, and purchase power on the open market. According to a...
article Atlantis Casino becomes latest business filing to leave NV Energy as a customer
(Nevada) -- Yet another major casino has filed to leave NV Energy, the state’s primary electric utility, and purchase power on the open market.

9/4/2018

article Workers to speak with Gaming Control Board on sexual harassment
(Nevada) -- A former casino worker at The D Casino in Downtown Las Vegas, Xstal Campbell, alleges she was fired from her job after she submitted a report of sexual...

9/3/2018

article Nevada casino revenue sees slight drop
(Nevada) -- Casino operations in Nevada saw a slight decrease in revenue for the first time in six months in July. According to data from the Nevada Gaming Control Board...

9/1/2018

article Crews Contain Cooking Fire To Atlantis Restaurant Kitchen
(Reno) -- Reno Fire contained a cooking fire to the kitchen of the Bistro Napa restaurant inside the Atlantis Casino Saturday night. No one was hurt but crews evacuated...

8/31/2018

article Nevada’s casino gaming win dips for first time in 6 months
(Nevada) -- One fewer weekend day and a weak convention calendar produced a lackluster visitation month for Southern Nevada in July, the Las Vegas Convention and...

8/30/2018

article Statewide casino revenue in Nevada sees slight drop in July
(Nevada) -- Casinos in Nevada were not as lucky in July. Nevada gambling regulators on Thursday released data showing statewide casino revenue declined for the first...
article Nevada’s casino gaming win dips for first time in 6 months
(Nevada) -- State casino gaming win showed its first decline in six months in July on a tough comparison against last year, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported...
article Statewide casino revenue in Nevada sees slight drop in July
(Nevada) -- Casinos in Nevada were not as lucky in July. Nevada gambling regulators on Thursday released data showing statewide casino revenue declined for the first...

8/27/2018

article Old cabins demolished at Lake Tahoe's Cal Neva Lodge
(Nevada) -- Work crews are demolishing some of the old cabins at the historic Cal Neva (NEE'-vuh) Lodge at Lake Tahoe due to fire and safety concerns. Andy Chapman,...
article Laughlin Pioneer Venue to Bring Back Gambling with New License
(Nevada) -- The Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall of Laughlin will have gambling once again thanks to a new license provided to Intrepid Pioneer, LLC., late last week....

8/25/2018

article Pioneer receives gaming license, plans Aug. 31 reopening of casino
(Nevada) -- The New Pioneer has a new license, bringing gambling back to the Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall in Laughlin. The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday...

8/21/2018

article 2 arrested in slot burglaries at bars in Reno-Sparks area
(Nevada) -- Police have arrested two men suspected of stealing at least $25,000 in burglaries involving slot machines at more than a dozen bars in the Reno-Sparks areas.

8/16/2018

article CG Technology Carries on after Latest (Third) Round of Gaming Violations
(Nevada) -- Southern Nevada sportsbook operator CG Technology (CGT) is expected to continue normal operations despite being hit with a third significant fine in five...
article Nevada Regulators Fine Sports Betting Outfit
(Nevada) -- A sports book operating system, CG Technology Holding, has been fined $250,000 by Nevada regulators. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada...

8/15/2018

article CG Technology Fined By Nevada Regulator, Ordered To Scrap Sports Betting Technology
(Nevada) -- CG Technology has been ordered by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to abandon its sports pool wagering system after state gaming officials declared the...

8/13/2018

article Nevada Sports Book Operator Accepted Online Bets From Gamblers Outside Of State
(Nevada) -- A top Nevada sports book operator is in hot water once again with regulators, and this time it will have to dismantle its systems used to facilitate wagers....
article CG Technology’s third trip to Nevada’s regulatory woodshed
(Nevada) -- Sports betting technology provider CG Technology (CGT) has been fined for the third time by Nevada regulators after reporting more flaws in its software.

8/9/2018

article Nevada Mulls New Sexual Harassment Policies at Casinos
(Nevada) -- Nevada's chief gambling regulator says she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's...
article Golden Entertainment bullish on outlook for Laughlin, locals market
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment, which is building a new gaming stronghold in Laughlin, reported record revenue and cash flow for the second quarter,...

8/8/2018

article Nevada mulls new sexual harassment policies at casinos
(Nevada) -- Nevada's chief gambling regulator says she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's...
article Hundreds of locals to be extras in TV show pilot 'Casino Boss,' filming this week in Carson City
(Nevada) -- Hundreds of Carsonites attended a cast call Tuesday hosted by the Carson Nugget, hoping to become extras in a new TV show "Casino Boss," that will...
article Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos
(Nevada) -- Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the...

8/7/2018

article Grand Victoria purchase closes, Eldorado Resorts now operates 21 casinos
(Nevada) -- Reno-based Eldorado Resorts added the 21st casino to its portfolio Tuesday, completing a previously announced purchase of the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin...
article I-11 offers visual treat for Southern Nevada motorists
(Nevada) -- Motorists will be able to cruise through the intersection of art and architecture when Interstate 11 opens to the public Thursday, providing sweeping views...

8/2/2018

article Reno-based Eldorado Resorts anticipating sports betting boost
(Nevada) -- Reno-based regional casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc. saw revenue improve by nearly 22 percent in its second quarter with record cash flow, the company...
article The Casino In Nevada State Prison
(Nevada) -- Before it was closed on 18th May, 2012, Nevada State Prison had a reputation for being one of the most notorious penitentiary facilities in the US. Despite...

8/1/2018

article Nevada casinos post positive gains for fifth consecutive month
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos are on a winning streak. For the fifth consecutive month, gambling houses in the state have reported gross gaming revenue (GGR) increases, the...

7/31/2018

article Fueled by Reno, Nevada gaming revenue up 4 percent in June; Fiscal 2018 figures total $11.8B
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming revenues jumped more than 4 percent in June, the fifth straight monthly increase in 2018, although falling short of the $1 billion mark for the...
article Las Vegas visitation lagged in June, but Strip gaming win strong
(Las Vegas) -- Visitor volume lagged again in June after two straight months of increases, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Tuesday. At the...
article Nevada’s gaming win posts sixth straight monthly increase
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming win continued its upward trend with a 4.2 percent increase to $933 million in June, the state Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday. It was the...

7/28/2018

article Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe establishing year-round paid parking
(Nevada) -- It started with paid parking during special events. Next came a crackdown on non-patron parking. Now starting July 30, visitors will have to pay to park at...

7/26/2018

article Luck may strike at Carson City’s Grandma Hattie’s
(Nevada) -- The building long known as Grandma Hattie's may soon reopen as Lucky Strike Casino. Woody's Entertainment Inc., has applied for a special use permit...

7/23/2018

article Judge denies new sentence for man who killed girl at Nevada casino
(Nevada) -- A Las Vegas judge has denied a request to resentence a man who sexually assaulted and killed a 7-year-old girl more than two decades ago inside a Primm...

7/22/2018

article Atlantis Casino in Reno to Stop Offering Plastic Straws
(Reno) -- The Atlantis casino-resort in Reno will stop asking customers if they'd like a plastic straw with their drink. The resort announced last week that the move...

7/21/2018

article Officials say 2 cases of Legionnaires' at Laughlin casino
(Nevada) -- Health officials are investigating reports of two cases of Legionnaires' disease that guests of a Laughlin hotel-casino reported after staying at the...

7/19/2018

article Legionnaires' disease bacteria found at Laughlin hotel-casino
(Nevada) -- The Southern Nevada Health District is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported in guests who stayed separately at Harrah’s...
article Two cases of Legionnaire's disease confirmed at Laughlin casino-hotel
(Nevada) -- Two cases of Legionnaire's disease have been confirmed at Harrah's Laughlin Hotel & Casino over a six-month period, health officials say. The...
article Atlantis Casino in Reno to stop serving plastic straws for all beverages
(Nevada) -- The Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno will become the first casino in northern Nevada to implement the new straw policy. Effectively immediately, the casino...

7/17/2018

article Experts say legalized sports betting to have minimal impact on Lake Tahoe market
(Nevada) -- On June 5, Delaware became the first state to legalize sports wagering after the Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act...
article New GCB Chair On Wynn Investigation, Weed In Casinos And More
(Las Vegas) -- In January, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval made an historic appointment to the state's Gaming Control Board. State Senator Becky Harris became the first...
article Golden Entertainment buying 2 Laughlin properties for $190M
(Las Vegas) -- Golden Entertainment has agreed to buy two properties in Laughlin for as much as $190 million as CEO Blake Sartini pursues an aggressive growth strategy.

7/11/2018

article Caesars Entertainment, Golden Entertainment want new licensing
(Las Vegas) -- Two Las Vegas gaming companies received tentative approval Wednesday from the state Gaming Control Board to amend their corporate structures to enable...

7/1/2018

article Gaming win up 16 percent in Carson City area
(Nevada) -- Statewide gaming win was more than $1 billion in May, the fourth time total win has passed that mark in the last five months. Gaming Control Board analyst...
article Tourism breaks 5 million mark in Reno-Sparks area
(Nevada) -- The number of visitors to Reno-Sparks and Washoe County over the past year topped the 5 million mark for the first time since 2007. The Reno-Sparks...

6/30/2018

article Nevada casinos take $1.04B in May for 4th time in 5 months
(Nevada) -- Nevada casino winnings moved back above the $1 billion mark in May, a 9.4 percent increase from April and 5.3 percent more than May 2017. The Nevada Gaming...

6/29/2018

article Gaming win in Nevada tops $1B in May
(Nevada) -- State gaming win returned to its billion-dollar ways in May, posting a monthly total of $1.04 billion, a 5.3 percent increase over last year, state officials...
article Nevada casino winnings back above $1B in May
(Nevada) -- Nevada casino winnings moved back above the $1 billion mark in May, a 9.4 percent increase from April and 5.3 percent more than May 2017.
article Nevada gaming revenue again tops $1 billion
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming revenue increased 5.29 percent to $1.04 billion in May compared to the same month last year, the fourth time in the last five months revenue...
article Nevada gaming revenue grows 5.2 percent in May, cracks $1 billion figure
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming revenue cracked the $1 billion mark during May, the fourth time in five months state totals reached the lofty mark. The results were due...

6/27/2018

article Casino cash lifts Tesla’s bottom line: report
(Las Vegas) -- Nasdaq-listed electric car manufacturer Tesla, Inc. will again lean on Nevada casinos to deliver some profit for the company this year, according to...

6/26/2018

article Nevada elected official ahead of his time on political betting
(Nevada) -- Some Nevadans laughed when liberal state Sen. Richard “Tick” Segerblom began promoting the possibility of legalizing marijuana use for medicinal...
article Tesla may post profit with casino cash
(Nevada) -- Given Elon Musk’s dubious track record for reaching his goals, it may be a roll of the dice whether the Tesla CEO delivers a profit this year. His...

6/24/2018

article Dotty’s slot casino chain settles discrimination suit for $3.5M
(Nevada) -- The company that operates the Dotty’s casino chain in Nevada and Montana has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a disability discrimination suit,...
article How Tesla uses cash from Nevada casinos to boost its bottom line
(Nevada) -- Given Elon Musk’s dubious track record for hitting his goals, it may be a roll of the dice whether the Tesla CEO delivers a profit later this year....
article Water shut off to Laughlin casino corridor after main break
(Nevada) -- Authorities say a boil water order issued in Laughlin following a water main break could remain in effect until sometime Monday. According to the Las Vegas...

6/23/2018

article UPDATE: Boil water order in parts of Laughlin will remain in effect for two days
(Nevada) -- The Big Bend Water District provided an update on the Boil Water Order issued for a portion of Laughlin.
article Water shut off to Laughlin resorts after water main break
(California) -- A water boil order has been issued in Laughlin after a water main break Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The main break has prompted officials to...
article Nevada Regulators Grant Gaming License for Tiny Casino in a Tiny Town
(Nevada) -- Millions of people visit the bright lights and massive resorts of Las Vegas every year, but big crowds aren’t for everyone. You wouldn’t believe...

6/22/2018

article Gaming commission approves license for remote casino
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission has approved a gaming license for a casino in a northern Nevada city of 27 people. Chairman Tony Alamo says the unanimously...
article Pahrump experiencing tourism growth
(Nevada) -- Pahrump tourism is increasing as officials seek avenues to push the needle further. Multiple reports from the town of Pahrump’s tourism division shows...

6/21/2018

article Nevada casino may be most isolated location approved for gaming
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved a restricted gaming license for Jason Stegall, the sole proprietor of the Outdoor Inn on Main Street in...

6/18/2018

article Boomtown Casino Hotel operator agrees to pay $40,000 fine
(Nevada) -- In Nevada, the operator of the Boomtown Casino Hotel has reportedly agreed to pay a fine of $40,000 amid allegations that its website for the Verdi-based...

6/17/2018

article Booming local economy helps Station Casinos’ Q1 earnings
(Nevada) -- With the local economy churning, it makes sense that a locals-focused casino company could take advantage. Executives of Red Rock Resorts Inc., parent...

6/16/2018

article Northern Nevada casino Boomtown may have to pay $40,000 fine
(Nevada) -- The operator of a Northern Nevada casino has settled a state Gaming Control Board complaint that it illegally operated an unlicensed interactive gaming...
article Arts Scene: "Sovereignty" to be performed at Hard Rock Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Tulsa playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play “Sovereignty,” which debuted earlier this year at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., will be presented in a...

6/15/2018

article INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Nevada Slot Machine Facts
(Nevada) -- A visual summary of some key statistics from the UNLV's most recent report on the Nevada slot industry.

6/10/2018

article Gov. Sandoval: Legal sports betting nationwide strengthens Nevada
(Nevada) -- One might believe Nevada’s governor would be hesitant to see other states legalize sports betting, especially since Nevada’s casinos took in a...

6/8/2018

article Nevada gaming board recommends licensing for wagering startup
(Nevada) -- To recommend approval of the licensing of an Armenian entrepreneur seeking to develop software for a new sports wagering program, Nevada Gaming Control Board...

6/6/2018

article Dotty’s slot casino chain settles discrimination suit for $3.5M
(Nevada) -- The company that operates the Dotty’s casino chain in Nevada and Montana has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a disability discrimination suit,...

6/4/2018

article Nevada to gain from nationwide legal sports betting
(Nevada) -- Nationwide legal sports betting could generate a much larger handle and more local casino visitation than Nevada gaming insiders expect, said a Wall Street...

6/2/2018

article Gaming, tourism offer a variety to Nevada’s tax base
(Nevada) -- The gaming and tourism industries pay far more toward Southern Nevada’s tax base than just room taxes. A recent presentation on the industry’s...

6/1/2018

article Nevada’s gaming win fell just short of $1B in April
(Las Vegas) -- A streak has ended with a record. After 10 consecutive months of fewer Southern Nevada visitors than in the same months of 2017 and 2016, April totals...
article Strong hiring in May cuts unemployment rate to 18-year low
(Nevada) -- U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent from 3....

5/26/2018

article Nevada’s Eldorado Resorts becoming a force in regional gaming
(Nevada) -- High atop the list of gaming companies to keep an eye on is Eldorado Resorts, a Reno company that has become a force in the regional casino industry.

5/25/2018

article Top casino CEOs in Nevada earn more than $110M
(Nevada) -- The chief executive officers of Nevada’s six largest casino operators combined earned more than $110 million in total compensation last year, according...

5/24/2018

article Nevada sheriff apologizes after leaving service weapon in casino restroom
(Nevada) -- A Nevada Sheriff has taken to Facebook to apologize after leaving her gun in the bathroom of a casino. Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly left her Glock .45 in...

5/22/2018

article A Nevada Casino Gets In Trouble For Linking To Offshore Gambling Websites
(Nevada) -- A Northern Nevada casino drew the ire of state regulators this month for linking players to online casinos in Curacao. The Nevada Gaming Control Board filed...
article Boomtown Reno Casino in NGCB Crosshairs Over Illegal Affiliate Links
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s Boomtown Reno Casino will likely face significant fines and other penalties after the casino was discovered to have placed affiliate links to...

5/21/2018

article Nevada casino offered links to Curacao gambling sites
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming regulator has accused a Reno casino operator of re-directing its customers to internationally licensed online gambling sites. Ten days ago, on...

5/18/2018

article Boomtown Under Fire For Violating Internet Gaming Law
(Nevada) -- Boomtown Casino is facing disciplinary action after the Nevada Gaming Control Board filed a complaint against it for violating internet gaming law. In the...

5/17/2018

article Reno’s Boomtown casino accused of violating Internet law
(Nevada) -- State regulators have accused Boomtown casino in Reno of violating Nevada's Internet laws by linking in with two foreign companies that offered gaming...

5/13/2018

article Ellis Island owners may bring gaming to Mount Charleston Lodge
(Nevada) -- The new owners of the Mount Charleston Lodge have been dreaming about their new property for years. The lodge, situated at the top of Kyle Canyon, was...
article Sexual harassment regulation uncertain for Nevada gaming industry
(Nevada) -- With the #MeToo movement raising awareness about workplace sexual harassment, one might think adding more language to existing state gaming regulations to...
article M Resort owners owe Henderson $15M
(Nevada) -- When the owners of M Resort showed an interest in Henderson, city officials made things as accommodating as possible — they even deferred payments for...

5/11/2018

article Nevada Blackjack Market Continues To Contract
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s overall casino gambling market is growing, but blackjack, historically one of the most lucrative offerings for the casinos, is down over the...
article Nevada casinos growing events business as non-gaming revenue increases
(Nevada) -- On any given day inside Reno's Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, a single banquet room might see business owners networking over breakfast, then community...

5/7/2018

article Nevada gaming wins top $1B for the third straight month despite losses in some areas
(Nevada) -- First quarter gaming earnings in Nevada have those in the industry optimistic about 2018 overall, though not all signs are pointing up. The Nevada Gaming...

5/4/2018

article Nevada casino workers want sex harassment policy to include guests
(Nevada) -- Casino industry representatives and workers say the initial policy draft proposal from Nevada gambling regulators to address sexual harassment in the...
article Nevada casino workers want sex harassment policy to include guests
(Las Vegas) -- Casino industry representatives and workers say the initial policy draft proposal from Nevada gambling regulators to address sexual harassment in the...

5/3/2018

article First woman to chair Nevada Gaming Control Board sets sights on reforms in the #MeToo era
(Nevada) -- It was a brief moment near the end of another Nevada Gaming Commission meeting. The April 19 agenda item required the commission to ask for any...
article Gaming Control Board discusses possible sexual harassment regulation
(Nevada) -- A sexual harassment discussion filled the state Gaming Control Board’s hearing room for only an hour Thursday. Some were anticipating being there most...

5/2/2018

article Gaming Regulators To Consider New Sexual Harassment Rules
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming regulators will consider a policy change to address sexual harassment prevention this week.

5/1/2018

article Nevada gambling revenue tops $1B for third straight month
(Nevada) -- Casinos in Nevada crossed the $1 billion revenue mark for the third consecutive month in March, a streak that the state had not seen since 2008. Data...
article Nevada casinos continue gaming win streak; hit $1B again in March
(Nevada) -- On Monday, the Nevada Gaming Control Board revealed monthly gaming win totals for the state, with casinos earning more than $1 billion yet again. This marks...
article Nevada Casinos Top $1 Billion in March, Sportsbooks Set Basketball Handle Record
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos collectively won more than $1 billion in March, which marks the industry’s third consecutive month eclipsing the celebratory threshold.

4/30/2018

article Gaming win in Nevada hits $1B for third straight month
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos made it three for three in 2018, collecting more than $1 billion in gaming win for the third straight month in March, the state Gaming Control...
article Wendover gambling revenue up 9.4 percent
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos have crossed the $1 billion revenue mark for the third consecutive month. Regulators released data Monday showing casinos statewide earned...
article Carson City area March gaming revenue soars 12.66 percent
(Nevada) -- March gaming revenue at Carson City area casinos climbed 12.66 percent compared to March 2017 gaming profits, according to figures released Monday by the...

4/25/2018

article Shocker, Not: Nevada Most Gambling-Addicted State, Study Reveals
(Nevada) -- Nevada is America’s most gambling-addicted state, according to a new study conducted by WalletHub.com, an online personal finance website. It’s...
article Nevada casinos warned over reefer-mad gamblers
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos have to ensure that gamblers who partake of the state’s legal marijuana products don’t go reefer mad at the gaming tables.

4/24/2018

article BLOG: No High Rollers Allowed: Stoned Marijuana Users Cannot Gamble In Nevada
(Las Vegas) -- In the grand scheme of American sin, Nevada is the only state in the nation where both bingo tourists and the truly depraved can literally go for broke....

4/23/2018

article Nevada Gaming Commission alters rules on gambling while high
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission tweaked its regulations for dealing with intoxicated gamblers. KVVU-TV reports the commission last week voted to clarify the...

4/20/2018

article Nevada gaming board OKs amendment regarding drug impairment
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming regulators are used to tweaking rules to keep up with changes in the industry. Thursday, the Nevada Gaming Commission took a step toward keeping up...

4/15/2018

article Secret Witness offers $1,500 reward for info on casino robbery
(Nevada) -- Secret Witness is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a suspect in an armed robbery July 12 at the Tamarack...

4/14/2018

article Reno Police investigate armed robbery at Tamarack Junction Casino on Wednesday
(Nevada) -- Reno Police looking for two people suspected in an armed robbery inside the Tamarack Junction Casino in south Reno on Wednesday, April 11. According to...

4/11/2018

article Nevada Gaming Control Board unanimously recommends amendments
(Nevada) -- Last week reportedly saw the Nevada Gaming Control Board use its latest public hearing to unanimously recommend that a number of amendments to the western...

4/6/2018

article Changes to Nevada’s gaming laws proposed
(Nevada) -- Changes to gaming regulations that have been proposed to the Nevada Gaming Commission would see casino operators get clarity on responding to customers who...

4/5/2018

article Gaming Control Board Revises Regulations On Intoxicated Patrons
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board has signed off on a set of revised regulations for licensees. The Review-Journal reports changes would come to how casinos...
article Nevada to review gaming regulations
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board has agreed on the recommended approval to several regulations to be reviewed during its Gaming Commission meeting on April 19...
article Vegas casino forces Midtown's Feast restaurant to change name
(Nevada) -- The feast will go on — but not as Feast. The Midtown Reno restaurant must change its name following a deal with Station Casinos Inc., the holder of two...

3/29/2018

article Nevada casino gambling win tops $1 billion again in February
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) revenue data for February shows that casinos statewide earned $1.02 billion from gamblers during the month. The figure...
article Nevada casinos continue winning streak in February
(Nevada) -- Gaming wins continue for Nevada casinos in February, with revenues reaching past the $1 billion mark for the second month in a row—thanks to revellers...

3/28/2018

article Nevada casino gambling win tops $1 billion again in February
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos continued a winning streak in February, topping the $1 billion mark in gambling revenues for the second month in a row. The state Gaming...
article South Shore casinos hit it out of the ballpark in February
(Nevada) -- The month of February, 2018 proved to be a good bet for the casinos on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe when the gaming records were tallied, according to a...

3/25/2018

article Nevada regulator approves sale of SLS Las Vegas to The Meruelo Group
(Las Vegas) -- The transfer of ownership of the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino to the privately-held management company, The Meruelo Group, has been given the green...
article Nevada regulator to examine Galaxy after deal for Wynn shares
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board will look into Galaxy Entertainment Group after the Hong Kong-based casino company’s purchase of a stake in Wynn...

3/20/2018

article Southern Nevada’s Big Six casino companies anticipate growth in 2018
(Nevada) -- Another earnings season has come and gone, and Southern Nevada’s Big Six casino companies had mostly positive news to report as they wrapped up 2017...
article ‘Regular player’ wins slot jackpot of $1.3M at Lake Tahoe casino
(Nevada) -- A visitor to the MontBleu casino in Northern Nevada recently won an IGT jackpot valued at about $1.3 million. The winner made a $2 wager on the three-reel,...

3/19/2018

article Gambling in Nevada legalized 87 years ago
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Legislature approved gambling on March 19, 1931, 87 years ago Monday. The move was made in an attempt to help the state struggling with the Great...

3/3/2018

article Nevada Gambling Authority to Introduce New Sexual Harassment Regulations
(Nevada) -- At the end of January, the gaming industry was shaken by the sexual allegations scandal involving one of the most well-known names in the international...

3/2/2018

article Inside Gaming: Nevada Jan. Win Tops $1 Billion Despite Strip Decline
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board released its monthly report this week, showing casinos in the Silver State enjoyed a collective gaming win of just over $1...
article Nevada gaming regulators to enact rules to combat sexual harassment
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming regulators plan to enact new regulations and standards to establish procedures and requirements that will help casino companies comply with...

3/1/2018

article Gaming regulators to create first-ever policy to combat sexual harassment within industry
(Nevada) -- The Gaming Control Board is beginning the process of creating its first-ever policy to combat sexual harassment within an industry that has been criticized...
article Gamblers Drop $25 Million At Nevada Sports Books
(Nevada) -- The 190 sports books in the state of Nevada won a combined $25 million in January, per the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which released the numbers Wednesday.
article Nevada Casino Revenue Tops $1 Billion in January, But Strip Struggles Continue Since October 1 Shooting
(Nevada) -- Nevada casino revenue totaled $1.015 billion in January, and while that’s a two percent drop compared to the same month in 2017, it marks the first...
article Tourism slump continues in Las Vegas months after mass shooting
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas tourism leaders revived the famous "What happens here, stays here" slogan three months after a mass shooting on the Strip, but gaming...
article Nevada Gaming Control Board asks licensees for sexual harassment policy input
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board said it is taking to steps to implement to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. According to a letter sent to gaming...

2/28/2018

article Gaming Wins Total More Than $1 Billion
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s gaming wins totaled more than $1 billion for the first time in a year. The Nevada Gaming Control Board published its monthly market reports...
article January gambling revenue in Nevada tops $1B despite 2.1 percent drop
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling revenue crossed the psychologically important $1 billion threshold in January despite a 2.1 percent decline compared to the same month last...
article Nevada gaming revenue tops 1 billion in January
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s casino gaming win dipped by 2.05 percent in January but still broke the $1 billion mark, the state Gaming Control Board reported today.
article Nevada sportsbooks have second-best January on record
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos topped the $1b gaming revenue mark in the first month of 2018, thanks in part to a near-record January at the sportsbooks.
article Nevada Sportsbooks Win $25M on Shrunken $418M January Handle
(Nevada) -- After sports bettors put down a record-breaking $158.6 million on Super Bowl LII between the 4.5-point underdog Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots...

2/26/2018

article Man found dead at Boomtown Casino Hotel in Reno; police say it's homicide
(Reno) -- The Reno Police Department is investigating a homicide at the Boomtown Casino Hotel on the west edge of Reno. Officers responded to a report of a dead person...

2/24/2018

article Jacobs Entertainment tearing down ‘heroin hotel’ and two other downtown Reno motels
(Nevada) -- Jacobs Entertainment, the Colorado-based gaming and development company, filed permits to tear down three motels on Arlington Avenue and a vacant building on...

2/22/2018

article Washoe Tribe plans to expand offerings at casino with new compact
(Nevada) -- The Washoe Tribe plans to expand the offerings at its unique casino after amending its Class III gaming compact with the state of Nevada.
article Nevada gaming statistics show contrast
(Las Vegas) -- The University of Las Vegas’ Centre for Gaming Research has published its latest set of statistics for the month of December. The report measures...

2/20/2018

article Civil suits may get more scrutiny from Nevada Gaming Control Board
(Nevada) -- It is always a challenge to have a conversation with current and former Nevada Gaming Control Board agents, members or commissioners about contemporary...
article Henderson’s Skyline Casino Called into Question over Staff Changes
(Las Vegas) -- As reported by the VegasInternationalHotel.com earlier this month, the owners/operators of Henderson Skyline Casino might have gotten themselves in a bit...

2/19/2018

article Henderson casino agrees to $4,000 fine over employee registration
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board says the Skyline casino in Henderson has agreed to pay a $4,000 fine for failing to register at least 19 employees with state...

2/14/2018

article BLOG: Nevada Gaming Board Rules Red Rock Should Pay Out Bad Beat Poker Jackpot
(Nevada) -- It appears the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has finally ruled that at least some Station Casinos poker players should get their fair share of a more...

2/2/2018

article Nevada Baccarat Winnings Hit Eight-Year Low
(Nevada) -- The game of baccarat accounted for 10 percent of the Nevada casino industry’s gambling winnings last year, but revenue of $1.15 billion was the lowest...

2/1/2018

article Clark County’s gambling establishments enjoy strong 2017
(Las Vegas) -- Clark County’s gambling establishments had a strong 2017, with gaming revenue up 2.7 percent, despite a weak December, down 0.89 percent, according...
article Nevada Casinos Won $11.5B From Gamblers In 2017
(Nevada) -- Gamblers in Nevada’s 300-plus casinos left behind $11.5 billion in 2017, according to figures from Nevada gaming regulators made public Wednesday. The...

1/30/2018

article Nevada Steps up Oversight of Casino Emergency Plans
(Las Vegas) -- Four months after the massacre in Las Vegas, state officials have created a task force to spur oversight of casino emergency response throughout Nevada....

1/17/2018

article Nevada Casinos Fail To Collect $70 Million In Gambling Markers
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s largest casinos wrote off $70.1 million in casino credit as unpayable in the most recent fiscal year, according to figures from state gaming...

1/16/2018

article Gambling Continues Steady Decline As Cash Cow For Nevada Casinos
(Nevada) -- The Nevada casino industry generated more than $26 billion in total revenue in the most recent fiscal year, Nevada gaming regulators said in a press release...
article Nevada Gaming Abstract released; state sets gambling revenue record 2017
(Nevada) -- During 2017, casinos in Nevada generated $26.2 billion in total gambling revenue, breaking a 2007 record set in the Silver State prior to the recession that...

1/15/2018

article Nevada Sen. Becky Harris to head Gaming Control Board
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board will soon have its first woman chair as Gov. Brian Sandoval has chosen state Sen. Becky Harris (pictured) R-Las Vegas to...

1/13/2018

article Major Las Vegas Strip resorts saw net income triple in 2017
(Nevada) -- The Strip’s largest resorts nearly tripled net income from gaming and attractions last year with revenue from casinos and amenities rising modestly, a...
article Nevada resort revenue hits record levels in 2017
(Nevada) -- Nongaming spending on the Strip drove resort revenue in Nevada to record levels in 2017, according to numbers released today by the Nevada Gaming Control...
article Nevada’s major casinos net $1.5 billion in 2017
(Nevada) -- Net income for Nevada's major casinos rose strongly in fiscal 2017 to more than $1.5 billion before federal taxes. Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike...
article Cal Neva Resort & Casino acquired by investment firm for $35.8 million
(Nevada) -- A Silicon Valley billionaire has acquired the storied Cal Neva Resort & Casino in Crystal Bay, Nev., for $35.8 million, an official said Friday, Jan. 12...

1/12/2018

article Largest Nevada casinos earn $1.6B during fiscal year 2017
(Nevada) -- Nevada's largest casinos turned a profit for the second fiscal year in a row and finally broke the revenue record set in 2007 before the recession...
article State Sen. Becky Harris to become first female chair of Nevada Gaming Control Board
(Nevada) -- State Sen. Becky Harris will step down from her legislative post to become the first female chair of the Gaming Control Board, The Nevada Independent has...
article State senator to be first woman to chair Nevada Gaming Control Board
(Nevada) -- Republican State Sen. Becky Harris will become the first woman to chair the state Gaming Control Board after her appointment to the post Friday by Gov. Brian...

1/11/2018

article AGS receives IPO approval from from Nevada regulators
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based gaming equipment manufacturer AGS has been recommended for approval to launch an initial public offering to become a publicly traded...
article Nevada Gaming Control Board recommends gaming manufacturer for IPO
(Nevada) -- A Las Vegas gaming equipment manufacturing company that plans to expand its slot-machine offerings in several commercial markets has been recommended for...

1/9/2018

article Atlantis uses new technology to save water
(Nevada) -- Atlantis Casino Resort Spa has launched a partnership with Israeli Water Tech Company, WINT, and WaterStart, a water technology incubator based out of Las...

1/8/2018

article A.G. Burnett Reflects On Career In Gaming Regulation
(Nevada) -- For the better part of five years, A. G. Burnett might have been the most powerful person in Nevada that you never heard of. Burnett was a member of Nevada...
article Truckee Gaming acquires three casinos in Lyon County
(Nevada) -- Truckee Gaming, LLC, a Reno-based gaming company, has completed the acquisition of three casinos in Lyon County and additional land owned by Pioneer Crossing...

1/6/2018

article If You Still Think Online Gambling Is Cannibalizing Land-Based Casinos, You Haven’t Paid Attention To Nevada
(Nevada) -- The idea that online gambling just takes away from land-based gambling is still an argument that we hear commonly in the gaming space. And it’s sure to...

1/1/2018

article Nevada’s Economic Outlook: 2018 Blue Skies Ahead
(Nevada) -- It’s been a decade since the great recession hit Nevada. As we start the new year of 2018, the state’s economy overall remains in recovery mode,...

12/29/2017

article Bankruptcy court judge approves Cal Neva Resort & Casino settlement
(Nevada) -- A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in Reno, Nev., has signed off on a deal that paves the way for Cal Neva Resort & Casino to be acquired by a Silicon Valley...

12/28/2017

article Nevada casino sportsbooks endure worst baseball month ever
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos reported a slight decline in November’s gaming revenue, thanks to poor table game performance and the worst monthly loss on record for...
article Nevada Sports Betting Handle Surpasses Half A Billion Again, But Books Lose Big On Baseball
(Nevada) -- November is one of the biggest months every year for sports betting, with the confluence of several sports at a time. And this past November was no exception.
article November gaming revenue at Carson City area casinos climbs nearly 11 percent
(Nevada) -- Gaming revenue at Carson City and Carson Valley area casinos climbed by nearly 11 percent in November compared to the same time last year, according to...
article Washoe casino revenues up as Vegas slips
(Nevada) -- Revenues at casinos in Washoe County were up 2 percent to about $63.3 million in November. Meanwhile, Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip saw their revenue drop...
article Wendover casinos post big gain while Vegas Strip declines in November
(Nevada) -- Nevada casino revenue declined for a second straight month in November but Elko County casinos saw double-digit gains. The gaming win was down 2.3 percent...

12/26/2017

article Audio: Reno Casinos Offer On-Site Health Clinics To Recruit And Retain Employees
(Las Vegas) -- Attracting and retaining top workers is a priority for most employers. Some try different strategies, including allowing their employees to work remotely...

12/23/2017

article Nevada Gaming commission hits Golden Route Operations with $75K fine
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved a stipulation for settlement agreement with the state’s largest slot route operator and fined the...

12/21/2017

article Billionaire goes all-in on Cal Neva Resort & Casino
(Nevada) -- When the owner of Cal Neva Resort & Casino in Crystal Bay filed for bankruptcy in June 2016, the move touched off a prolonged court battle that has kept...

12/15/2017

article Inside Gaming: Nevada Regulators to Rule on Non-Payment of Bad Beat Jackpot
(Nevada) -- In early July Avi Shamir was playing in the poker room at the Red Rock Resort when he made a straight flush. Alas for Shamir, he lost the hand to Len...

12/14/2017

article Nevada Gaming Control Board to rule on $120K bad-beat poker jackpot
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas casino culture is littered with tales of “bad beats,” a strong poker hand that is edged out by a better hand. The industry has even...
article Station Casinos Refuses to Pay $120K Bad Beat Jackpot, Nevada Gaming Control Board to Make Ruling
(Las Vegas) -- Station Casinos is refusing to pay out on a $120,000 bad beat poker jackpot hit on July 7 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, citing a technicality. But the...

12/13/2017

article Nevada lawmaker wants to roll back tax that targets legal sports books
(Las Vegas) -- As Congress grapples with a tax reform plan, one Nevada lawmaker wants to roll back a decades-old excise tax that targets legal sports books. It’s...

12/12/2017

article Tech giant Larry Ellison revives deal for Frank Sinatra’s old Tahoe casino
(Nevada) -- When it comes to splashy real estate deals, Silicon Valley icon Larry Ellison usually gets what he wants. Frank Sinatra’s old Lake Tahoe casino, the...
article Nevada Gaming Control Board chairman resigns
(Nevada) -- The governor of Nevada has announced that the current chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, A.G. Burnett will leave his post on 22 December, to take...
article Northern Nevada casino revenues up in October
(Nevada) -- Northern Nevada's casinos did a solid business in October, as state data show year-over-year increases in gross revenues in all markets except for the...
article Gov. Sandoval: Nevada's chief gambling watchdog to step down
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada's chief gambling watchdog will step down next week. Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday announced the resignation of Gaming Control Board Chairman A....
article Nevada's top gaming industry watchdog to step down from post a year early, join law firm
(Nevada) -- Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett will step down from his post next week after spending more than five years as the head of the regulatory agency,...

11/29/2017

article Software billionaire was ready to buy Sinatra’s old Tahoe casino. Now he might back out
(Nevada) -- Tech billionaire and real estate fanatic Larry Ellison might back away from a deal to buy Frank Sinatra’s old Lake Tahoe casino.

11/23/2017

article Thanksgiving busiest day for food & beverage at Atlantis
(Reno) -- Many places are closed on Thanksgiving day, but for some it happens to be their busiest day of the year. The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is expecting to serve...

11/21/2017

article Nevada rejects casino proposal
(Nevada) -- The most famous gaming state in America, Nevada, host of international casino hub Las Vegas, has rejected a company’s proposal to develop the local...

11/18/2017

article Gaming panel grills casino software company exec before rejecting application
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission grilled executives and attorneys of gaming software company Table Trac on Thursday, accusing an executive and an attorney...

11/17/2017

article Commission rejects gaming license applicant using new law
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday rejected a licensing request for an applicant using for the first time an option enabled by a new law. In a 3-1 vote...
article Nevada Gaming Commission ‘Rejects’ Licensing Request for First Time Under New Law
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) took advantage of a new licensing protocol at its disposal this week when it opted to reject an application for an...

11/6/2017

article Man arrested for robbing M Resort's casino 3 times
(Nevada) -- A man was arrested for robbing more than $63,069 from the M Resort's casino last week, according to Henderson Police.

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